Sri Lankans protest 'corrupted leaders' amid presidential vote

About a hundred people protested outside the Presidential Secretariat, the office of the President of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday (July 20), as lawmakers voted in parliament to choose the next president.Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe eventually won the vote later in the day. Many of the hundreds of thousands on the streets who forced the ouster of previous president Gotabaya Rajapaksa last week had wanted Wickremesinghe gone too, labeling him an ally of the Rajapaksa family.

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